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Luchadores Celebration

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Program Type:

Arts & Crafts, Exhibits

Age Group:

Children, All Ages
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Program Description

Event Details

Kids and families, join us for a Luchadores Celebration! Learn about Luchadores, and meet Miriam Alarcón Avila, the artist behind Little Luchadores, an exhibit at the Central Library opening on September 12. Starting September 1st, pick up a kit to make a handmade luchador mask or use our supplies to create one at the celebration. Kids can even get their photo taken for possible inclusion in a future Little Luchadores art exhibit. All ages are welcome to join in.




The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Central Parking

Free library parking is available in Central's underground parking garage for two hours per visit. Parking around the library is metered at various costs from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

Indoor Program (2021)

This program is hosted indoors.  Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety mandates. Hand sanitizer will be provided and staff will do their best to ensure any shared materials are disinfected between use. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates, including room capacity limits. Please check our website for updates.

Outdoor Program

This program is hosted outdoors.  

In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates.